Short Description: Teaches students the knowledge, skills and attitude essential for avoiding dangerous confrontations and for the safe, effective and responsible use of a concealed pistol for self-defense outside the home.More Details:Prerequisite: This course is for adult individuals who are not disqualified from possessing a firearm as defined by applicable federal, state, or local law and are of good repute and possess defensive pistol skills presented in the NRA Basics of Personal Protection In The Home Course. Participants must also understand the basic legal concepts relating to the use of firearms in self-defense, and must know and observe not only general gun safety rules, but also those safety principles that are specific to defensive situations. Prospective participants can demonstrate that they have the requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes by producing an NRA Basic Personal Protection In The Home Course Certificate, or by passing the pre-course evaluation. Description: The course is divided into two levels. Level one is nine-hours and offers the essential knowledge and skills that must be mastered in order to carry, store, and use a firearm safely and effectively for personal protection outside the home. Students spend several hours on the range and shoot approximately 100 rounds of ammunition during level one. Upon completion, students may choose to attend level two, which is an additional five hours on the range and approximately 115 rounds of ammunition learning advanced shooting skills. Time and ammunition requirements are minimum, and may be exceeded.Students will receive the NRA Guide to the Basics of Personal Protection Outside The Home handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and appropriate (level one/level two) course completion certificates(s) Required Equipment (Student Provides):•Handgun in good working order with at least 3 magazines•Sturdy belt at least 1.5” wide. Belts designed for use with a holster will normally consist of a thicker dense belt. The belt should minimize movement of the holster, offer superior support (holster/firearms should not sag), be comfortable, and durable (made to last).•Inside or outside the waistband holster or purse specifically designed for concealed carry. (Serpa style holsters are not preferred) The holster should be rigid (does not collapse when the firearm is removed).•Magazine pouch (two singles or one double)•Hearing protection•Wrap-around eye protection•Comfortable range appropriate clothing•Pen or Pencil, Paper for notes•Snacks, Drink (no alcholic beverages)•May bring lunch or money (typically everyone chips in and we get pizza with a working lunch)Ammunition (Student Provides):•Estimated round count is 100 rounds for Phase I, and 115 rounds for Phase II (recommend you bring some extra for each phase)•Factory new ammunition only no reloads* in the same caliber as your handgun.*Reloads are not allowed, however, reputable firearm manufactures who produce remanufactured ammunition such as Freedom Munitions will be acceptable. If you are unsure contact us prior to the class date you will be attending.Class size is limited to ensure proper instruction to each student.
Click on the Dates belowfor additional informationand to register for a classTo Be DeterminedCourse Cost:Phase I $150.00Phase II $ 80.00Course Length:Phase I 9 hoursPhase II 5 hours
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